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Autor:  Fran
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Data:  04/MAR/2010 1:17 PM
Assunto:  JUST shy of
 
Mensagem:  "just shy of" = perto/pertinho de, pouco/pouquinho abaixo de

just shy of Informal

Meaning: You can say something is just shy of an amount if it's just short of that amount.


Business
The Taiwan stock market has finished higher now in four straight sessions, climbing more than 200 points or 2.7 percent in the process. The Taiwan Stock Exchange closed just shy of the 7,630-point plateau, and now investors are looking for slight gains 

Basketball
Iowa Central has two scorers averaging in double digits, led by Kayleigh O'Brien at 12.8 points per game. Jessica Christensen, who averages just shy of 10 points per game, has put up 16.5 per outing this season against MCC.



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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
uses of shy of.  –  Celso_Fragoso  04/MAR/2010, 12:24 PM
 JUST shy of  –  Fran  04/MAR/2010, 1:17 PM
JUST shy of  –  To Fran.  04/MAR/2010, 1:39 PM
JUST shy of  –  Fran  04/MAR/2010, 1:45 PM
Six foot four  –  Visitante  04/MAR/2010, 5:51 PM
Six foot four, to visitante.  –  PPAULO  04/MAR/2010, 9:45 PM
Six foot four, to visitante.  –  Visitante  05/MAR/2010, 8:00 AM
Six foot four, to visitante.  –  PPAULO  05/MAR/2010, 11:51 AM

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